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I have a 19 ft double eagle with a 150 evinrude on it and

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I have a 19 ft double eagle with a 150 evinrude on it and when im just sitting in the water it steers with 1 finger the minute I give any throttle it gets harder to steer left when your up and planning you need 2 hands as hard as you can to turn left
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Customer: do you think its theprop ive tried different things with trim tabs but doesn't seem to help
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 3 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Try this when you get the boat up on plane try trimming the engine up till the torques goes away. Many times if the boat is trimmed down to far the boat steers the boat and not the engine you have to much boat in the water. So try trimming the engine up till torque lessen. Trim is very critical to the amount of torque on the steering wheel.

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